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Pentagon Library Information   Tags: borrowing, checkout, circulation, computers, copier, holds, library card, materials, reference, renew  

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Your Library Card Print Page

How do I get a library card?


Steps to get a Pentagon Library card:

  • Come to the library, either in the Pentagon (across the Corridor 8 Bridge), or in the Mark Center (Rm B1-D13).
  • Present your building badge.
  • Complete our short registration form.
  • Listen patiently to our spiel about the amazing benefits of the card, and how to access our licensed content.

Any questions, please ask us: 703.695.1992.

My Account

Allows you to manage your library account at the Pentagon Library.

Using this feature, you can:

  • review your contact information
  • see a list of your current checkouts
  • renew material
  • see a list of previous checkouts
  • see a list of items you have on hold
  • cancel holds
  • write a review of library material

My Checkouts/Renew Material

View all of the material you currently have checked out on your card.

You will see:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Date Checked Out
  • Date Due

To Renew Material:

  1. Click once in the box next to the title you would like to renew to place a checkmark.
  2. Click the Renew button.
  3. A green check will indicate your success and a new Due Date will be listed for that particular item.

To Renew All of your materials:

  1. Click once in the box at the top of your checkout list to place a checkmark.
  2. Click the Renew All button.

Green checks will indicate your success and new due dates will be listed for your renewed items.  If you receive an error message, or cannot tell that your items were renewed successfully, please contact us at 703.695.1992.

My Holds

This list includes titles that are currently on our Hold Shelf for you, and those still checked out to others, but on your Hold list.

This list does not include materials you have requested from other libraries through our InterLibrary Loan (ILL) service.

You can cancel your Holds from this page or contact us at 703.695.1992, and we will make the title available to another customer.

My Profile

Your current contact information.  The library uses this information only to verify who you are and to send library-related information to you.

Review this page when you:

  • change offices
  • change phone numbers
  • change email addresses
  • change your name

To update your Profile, please notify us at 703.695.1992.

My Checkout History

Titles checked out on your Pentagon Library card during the last 12-month period.

This information is helpful if you wish to check out material on a subject you previously studied.  No need to find the titles again; if you checked them out, they will be on this page.

Other Federal Libraries

You may not be eligible for a Pentagon Library card, but as a government employee, you are served by a library.

Take a look at our Federal Library list to see who is serving you.

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